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Media Release - Armidale TAFE springs into Adult Learners Week

Apprentices at the TAFE New England Armidale campus will fire up the kitchen of Café M today to prepare lunch for students, members of the public and teachers to celebrate Adult Learners Week today.

The stage two commercial cookery apprentices are looking forward to the opportunity to sharpen their skills in a simulated restaurant environment and to serve meals from the bistro style menu, that has been planned by the students, from 12.00 to 1.30pm.

Head Teacher of Tourism, Hospitality and Fitness, Helen Steward, said “This is a fantastic opportunity for students to test the skills and knowledge that they have developed while training at TAFE.

“The teachers and students at the Armidale campus hope to showcase the hospitality industry to the public and encourage anyone who is thinking about studying any subject, to come along and experience the state-of-the art facilities and opportunities at TAFE New England”.

This year, Adult Learners’ Week is all about celebrating the diverse ways people can learn outside the square. The dynamic personal, social and professional benefits adult learning can bring to all Australians can be seen in action at the Armidale campus today.

Adult Learners’ Week is part of an international festival of learning celebrated in more than 55 countries around the world. Each year Adult Learners’ Week in Australia is celebrated with hundreds of events nationally designed to celebrate the benefits of learning – in the home, at work and in the community – and to highlight the range of adult learning options available for all Australians.

Café M will also be open to the public for dinner service on 10, 17, 24, 31 October.